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Investment Rating as an Instrument of Effective Govern Management Stimulation in Russian Regions


  • Nikitin, Andrey S.

    () (The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration)


The perspective to stimulate the regional government efficiency in the sphere of investment attraction and an entrepreneurship development has the escalating importance for Russia in the context of need to intensify new “points of growth” of national economy. An article’s subject is the methodology and a technique of assessment and stimulation of the territorial management by means of the National investment rating of the Russian Federation. In the article the National investment Rating is argued as an instrument of stimulation of territorial subjects development by providing efficiency of regional management teams in the Russian Federation. To argue this proposition, in article the requirement of looking for new methods of region government’ stimulation within the concept of economic deregulation is staticized; methodological and methodical bases of National Investment Rating are stated; experience of implementation of the Investment Standard and Rating for 2012–2015 is analised; the directions of development and risks for the Rating and the Standard are revealed and estimated in the context of stimulation efficiency of regional government teams. The hypothesis of a possibility to use Rating as the mechanism of assessment and stimulation of management teams efficiency in territorial subjects of the Russian Federation regardless of social and economic conditions in which the region is made. The methodology of a research is constituted: concepts of economic deregulation and stimulation of management teams activities; methods of the factorial, statistical, comparative and correlation analysis, scientific interpretation of “field” researches results.

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  • Nikitin, Andrey S., 2016. "Investment Rating as an Instrument of Effective Govern Management Stimulation in Russian Regions," Economic Policy, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, vol. 6, pages 192-221, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:rnp:ecopol:ep1669

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    regional economy; investment attraction; entrepreneurial climate; competitiveness of regions; assessment of the investment climate; effective government management of the region;

    JEL classification:

    • H11 - Public Economics - - Structure and Scope of Government - - - Structure and Scope of Government
    • O43 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Institutions and Growth
    • R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
    • R58 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Regional Government Analysis - - - Regional Development Planning and Policy


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